Sortable Image Cards are a visually engaging way for your learner to determine whether the image on the card is a correct or incorrect answer to your question.
Adding a Sortable Image Card question type
1. Open the page in your course where you would like to add the Sortable Image Card question type.
2. In Layout, navigate to the position on the page where you would like to add the Sortable Image Card question type and click the Add here button.
3. Select Questions and Results:
4. Select Sort answers:
5. Select Sortable Image Cards:
6. The Sortable Image Cards question type will be added to the page, and three image Droppers will appear by default. Click the Save button to save the changes to the page.
Sortable Image Cards Settings
In Layout, the settings for the Sortable Image Cards question type can be found by clicking on the variations menu on the top right of the interaction:
Under Variations you have the option to select the Form Type. This setting determines whether the question is considered as part of an Assessment or Survey, or used as a Knowledge Check. To find out more about the different Form Types, see Feature Focus: Question Types.
The Hide Question Header checkbox allows you to remove the bold question header on the form.
Setting up a Sortable Image Cards question type
In Author, click in the text boxes to change the default text to the question you want to ask and to add any more guidance in a sentence before the answer (you can also delete this if it’s not needed):
The Droppers can be set to either True or False. If the Dropper is set to True then the correct answer for that Dropper will be when it is sorted to the right with the default ✔symbol. If the Dropper is set to False then the correct answer for that Dropper will be when it is sorted to the left with the default X symbol.
To set the Dropper as either True or False, select the variations menu on the top right of the Dropper:
Under Answer is… select the correct destination Dropbox for that Dropper:
To add more Droppers, click the + Add Dropper button:
Sortable Image Cards Example
Here is a typical example of how a Sortable Image Cards question type is often used. The example asks the learner to determine and sort which answers are an Elucidat company value and which are not. In Preview the Droppers are stacked in order, from left to right, ready to be sorted into the correct True or False Category:
The learner can either drag the Dropper to what they believe is the correct side:
Or they can click the Tick or Cross symbol to sort the Dropper into what they believe is the correct category.
If the learner wants to change their mind they can click the Redo button in the middle:
Once all the Droppers have been sorted into a category, the learner can then submit their answers by pressing the Submit button.